January 06

The Mini-Swiffer

Apartments in Japan are small, but do people really need a Swiffer quite this tiny? On the other hand, a raspy cleaning cloth that buffs away the nasty grime that collects where faucet meets sink is something that I wish was sold worldwide.

Read a novel set in Tokyo

A young woman dressed as a Gothic Lolita is found dead in a car with a pair of strangers. But the more Yumi Hata learns about her friend’s death, the more she’s convinced it was murder…read more